Re: IBM, Netscape, Oracle, and Sun collaboration.

Jim Whitehead (
Wed, 12 Mar 1997 12:21:40 -0800

>I heard a rumor that IBM, Netscape, Oracle, and Sun are collaborating
>to create seamless network computing standards that will enable products
>to connect computers via networks regardless of operating system.
>I guess this would be an attempt to prevent Microsoft from dictating
>standards for software to be Windows-only-compliant.
>Anyone else have information on this?

There was a big hoo-ha on the Netscape sitre yesterday about their support
for Internet standards, their roadmap for the future, and the companies
they have lined up to support it. However, it wasn't anything special --
they just said, we'll support the following already existing standards.

Or is this something different?

- Jim